Thursday, April 8 2021

Artsy Fartsy Night, We are even MORE INSANE!!!

Did some work on the 3D Printers, yup they are being right pains in the asre!

Nikki painted her corner shelf, came up with a new design few her coasters.
We went through some of our "tried and true" products on Etsy.

Not a terribly exciting night, but we were there!!! --

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Thursday, April 1 2021

"Artsy Fartsy" - We are INSANE!!!

Did some serious screwing around with the 3D Printers, some success, some failure. Still getting the workflow down. Nikki created a bookend on the GlowForge and some coasters. She even used the table saw!!!! Watch on Twitch - https://www.twitch.tv/videos/971933230 Or from YouTube  

Saturday, March 27 2021

"Friday Night Lights" - Rinse, Repeat, Same Ol' Same Ol'

A SEVEN AND A HALF HOUR MARATHON!!! Yup, we done broke our record!!! Did quite a few GlowForge projects, a few 3D Prints, some 3D design (made a keyboard support for the craft table). Went through the leveling process on the Ender 3v2 with the BL-Touch and Smith3D firmware. (right around the 3 hour  […]

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Thursday, March 25 2021

"Artsy Fartsy" - What can we whip up tonight?

Not a super exciting stream, we're still getting back into the swing of things, we'll get there soon, we PROMISE! Nikki slung some more paint and stain, we fired off a GlowForge project or two. Then Ender was cruising away doing a pegboard paint bottle holder. I set up an M1A1 print project to  […]

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"Movers, Shakers and Makers" Some new tools, a new airbrush! Woo Hoo

Almost 5 and a half hours tonight!! Showed off the new Table Saw. Slung some paint with the new airbrush. Printed some "nerdy"; stuff, Star Trek Comm Badges and painted them. Nikki did some cutting boards, showed off a new design. DO BE AWARE - Around about 4 hours and 10 minutes there is  […]

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Saturday, March 13 2021

"Saturday Night Live!" - A weee impromptu stream.

A look at some of the completed prints and some of the To Do prints. Watch on Twitch - http://designcreations.design/     BE AWARE- I did do some ranting about programmers and laziness and the sad state of affairs in the software development process lately. I know NOT ALL programmers are lazy and  […]

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"Friday Night Lights" - Better Late Than Never!!!

Quickie update since we didn't do a full stream at 7pm. Have a few products going on the Printers, a Star Trek Voyager in the Prusa, another Trinket Box run in the Ender and another Moon Phase Clock in the GlowForge. Watch on Twitch too! - http://designcreations.design/  […]

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Thursday, March 11 2021

"Artsy Fartsy" Thursday! - Party On Dudes!

Slung some paint, tested a new stain process. Started a couple of prints on the 3D Printers. Made a quickie 3D business card prototype. Overall not too bad, even if we were a bit sedate and "boring"  […]

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Friday, February 26 2021

"Friday Night Lights" - A party in our shop!

Did our first print with TPU Flexible filament. Learned a few things, adjusted our settings and we'll play some more this weekend and show you our results Wednesday. Nikki threw down some painting and showed off her skills. Started an oval "Trinket Box" on the Ender, we'll show that off on  […]

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Wednesday, February 24 2021

"Artsy Fartsy" Stream. Taking on the paints of the world!

Unfortunately last night's Pirate Chest Trinket Box didn't yield the highest quality print so we started another job with higher settings. Tested some colors on the "Ooopsy" one. Nikki is still working on her Star Trek Voyager so we saw some more paint go down on that. Worked on some stain  […]

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Movers, Shakers and Makers! Marathon Stream!

Whew! A 4 hour and 45 minute stream!! We are beat! Made an incense burner for Essence of Magic to fulfill an order that came in today, whooohoo! Then we moved on to creating a new Pirate Chest Trinket Box in 3DS Max, slicing it and sending it to the Prusa! Hopefully just over 7 hours from now we  […]

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Wednesday, February 17 2021

Artsy Fartsy Night, Sort Of

New stream on Twitch, we weren't in a painting mood so we did a bit of a showcase of some of our designs in 3DS Max from SecondLife and InWorldz. A short stream, just us sticking to our schedule like we promised.    

Back in the swing of things!

We are firing up the Twitch stream again and starting to stream on a schedule. Yes we promise, we will stick to it this time!! This session is about our experience with 3D Printers and 3D Printing from a newcomer's perspective. 3D Printers and 3D Printing from a newcomer's perspective. What I have  […]

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Sunday, November 8 2020

Change of "Command"

If you thought 2020 was a shitty year, the next four are going to be full of confusion, lies, backstabbing and political wheeling and dealing and self-serving agendas only profitable to the "career politicians". Our Veterans and Servicemembers are once again going to be low-man on the  […]

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Tuesday, March 26 2019

Virtual Worlds

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I've been working on the Grid, brought it back up again. Though it's in a diminished "half power" state until I can setup another dedicated machine. Hopefully I'll be able to do that in a few weeks. We are not striving to be another SL or InWorldz, just a friendly community site with a few  […]

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Friday, March 22 2019

Eye for Tooth

Fortune Cookie: Joe sat as his dying wife's bedside. Her voice was little more than a whisper. "Joe, darling," she breathed, "I've got a confession to make before I go. I ... I'm the one who took the $10,000 from your safe... I spent it on a fling with your best friend, Charles. And  […]

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Monday, February 18 2019

New Patio!

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A lot more work going on around here. This time on the outside. We had the patio extended 15 feet out and 13 feet across. Also poured a 5'x5' slab for a firepit. Even the front yard got a little bit of love. We are excited for the weather to get nice so we can fully enjoy the new patio. Lots of  […]

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Tuesday, February 12 2019

Three Bagger!

Fortune Cookie: three-bag ugly, adj: That's when you put one bag over her head, one bag over your head in case her's falls off, and one over the dog's to keep it from howling. four-bag ugly, adj: When you leave a bag by the door in case someone drops by.  […]

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Tuesday, January 8 2019

Ummmmmm

Worst Response To A Crisis, 1985: From a readers' Q and A column in TV GUIDE: "If we get involved in a nuclear war, would the electromagnetic pulses from exploding bombs damage my videotapes?"   Ya think?

Friday, December 14 2018

Steel Baby!

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Finally got the stainless steel appliances put in. And damn do they look nice! Switched out the electric range for a gas range too. Now We're Cooking With Gas!!!! Insert Tim Allen grunting sounds here!

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